Housing Assistance

Rental Assistance

The rental/mortgage assistance has two components: Eviction/Foreclosure Prevention and Rapid Rehousing (New Rentals). Clients must meet the component's specific eligibility requirements as detailed in each section below in addition to general eligibility requirements for all rental assistance in order to be considered for assistance.


Program Eligibility Requirements

  • Clients are not eligible for service if assisted previously in a 12-month period.

  • Must meet with a Family Development Specialist for an assessment and to learn about additional requirements.


In order to ensure the safety and health of our clients and staff and to address any concerns about the coronavirus, we are making important changes to the way we deliver our services.


Please note that walk-ins are accepted before 4:30pm Monday to Friday at our office located at 696 S. Tippecanoe Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92408-2607.


For faster service, you can make an appointment by calling us at 909-723-1558.

CAPSBC has temporary stopped accepting rental assistance applications.
We encourage those who are interested to continuously check  back for updates.

Eviction/Foreclosure Prevention Assistance

Assistance is provided to individuals and families to prevent eviction/foreclosure from current housing. In light of COVID-19, we have established this database for our team of Family Development Specialists to efficiently pre-screen and assess clients in need. Please complete the following information below and click submit. Service is not guaranteed through this form submission, however, it allows us to evaluate the available resources to assist you if any. If we are able to assist you at this time, we will contact you directly and/or leave you a voicemail if you are not available during the time of our call.  

  • Income cannot be less than monthly rent.

  • At the time of requesting service client cannot be more than 30 days past due.

  • Late fees, interest, legal fees or deposits are not paid by Community Action Partnership.

New Rental Assistance

Assistance provided to obtain permanent housing. Following are the conditions that may possibly qualify someone for this service in addition to the general rental assistance eligibility requirements:                   

  • Income cannot be less than monthly rent.

  • Rental assistance can support deposit/first month’s rent based on the assessment completed by Family Development Specialist.

  • Client must provide signed rental/lease agreement.

Motel Voucher Assistance

This service is provided on a case-by-case basis depending on the client's situation.

  • Clients must be assessed by the San Bernardino County Coordinated Entry System (211) and be referred for homeless assistance.

  • If the emergency is of medical nature, the client must provide a letter from a doctor, hospital, etc.

  • In most cases, the Client must have arrangements for permanent housing after 7 days of provided motel assistance.

  • The client must provide a valid rental agreement stating the move-in date.

  • Clients must provide a valid ID:  driver license, military ID, or passport.


The Obershaw Village

Community Action Partnership operates the Obershaw Transitional Housing Program. This is a 12-month case management program available to clients who complete the application and are recommended by a Family Development Specialist. The Obershaw Program is designed to assist low-income homeless families in becoming self-sufficient and obtaining permanent housing.

Requirements to reside at the Obershaw Village

  • Client must be referred to the Program by an organization that is assisting them to obtain housing.

  • Client must be homeless.

  • Client must meet income-guidelines.

  • Client must obtain employment within 6 months of entering program.

  • Client must complete and pass a drug screening to qualify for program.

  • Program has a ZERO Tolerance for drugs/alcohol/violence.


For more information, contact us:

Family Development (909) 723-1558

Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m



696 S. Tippecanoe Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92408-2607